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(Placename) a city in E central Turkey: nearby is the ruined Roman and medieval city of Melitene (Old Malatya). Pop: 448 000 (2005 est)
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(ˌmɑ lɑˈtyɑ)

a city in central Turkey. 319,700. Ancient, Melitene.
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in the eastern province of Malatya, while dozens of others were wounded when a fight broke out at a polling station in Malatya, while the voting was underway.
A terrorist attack was prevented in Turkey's eastern Malatya province, the Turkish media reported on Nov.
MALATYA (CyHAN)- Coupling with thunder and rainy weather condition lightning turned the night almost daytime eastern Turkish Malatya.
Ankara, SANA -Two Turkish warplanes crashed on Tuesday in the central province of Malatya, killing all four crew.
The memorandum on establishment of twin town relations was signed by Malatya mayor Ahmet Cak?r and Batken mayor Janybek Jalalov in the mayor's office of Malatya.
The event is sponsored by various brands like Jungle Juice, Malatya Pazari, Caffitaly, The Yummy Cookie, De Longhi, Coffee Planet, Baskin & Robbins, and Carbiou Coffee in the form activities, tastings and prizes.
The NATO experts were due to visit a military base in eastern Turkey's Malatya province, which already hosts an early warning radar as part of NATO's missile defense system, Anatolia said.
Aside from Malatya, the Patriots could be deployed in the southeastern provinces of Diyarbakir or Sanliurfa.
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